Matthew Black

Adjunct Instructor

Human Capital Management

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Matthew Black, CPLP®, SHRM-SCPSM, is the EVP, Global Lead, Learning & Development for Edelman.  In this role, Matthew is responsible for building a high-quality learning and development function which includes the design and delivery of the organization’s learning strategy including the strategic design, curriculum roadmap, program delivery, and, technological infrastructure.  Matthew is a master facilitator and has delivered hundreds of leadership, management and professional skills development programs, facilitates executive coaching engagements, oversees our onboarding program, and, facilitates talent and team building interventions.  

Prior to joining Edelman, Matthew was the SVP, Learning & Development for CMG/ Weber Shandwick.  In addition, Matthew has held Learning & Development roles at Daymon Worldwide and Deutsche Bank.

Matthew possesses the Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Association for Talent Development Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designations and has been certified to design educational programs by Friesen, Kaye and Associates, an industry-leader in instructional design, training and performance solutions.  He is also a certified Diversity & Inclusion facilitator

Matthew earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University and his Master’s Degree in Design from New York University.